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World News Police Investigate Suspicious Letter at Sen. Susan Collins' Home
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Collins has been the subject of intense pressure leading up to her decisive vote to confirm Kavanaugh after allegations by multiple women that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted them in high school or college. "Our friends and neighbors have been incredibly kind and have even offered to open their homes to us". The threats have come during and after the tense buildup to Collins' pivotal vote October 6 in support of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh , who had been accused by multiple women ...

World News US budget deficit surges to $779 billion, hitting highest level since 2012
Author: 0 US budget deficit surges to $779 billion, hitting highest level since 2012

The U.S. federal government closed the 2018 fiscal year $ 779 billion in the red as tax cuts hit revenues and the government paid more to service a growing national debt, according to Treasury Department data released on Monday. In 2017, the federal deficit was equal to 3.5 percent of gross domestic product (GDP), but grew to 3.9 percent of GDP in 2018. The Trump administration estimates that the deficit will increase to $1.09 trillion in the next fiscal year.

World News Jared Kushner 'likely' paid little or no income taxes for years
Author: 0 Jared Kushner 'likely' paid little or no income taxes for years

A New York Times investigation , published Saturday, found that Jared Kushner , President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, most likely paid little to no federal income taxes from 2009 to 2016 - without breaking the law. The losses were driven by depreciation, a tax benefit that lets real estate investors deduct a portion of the cost of their buildings from their taxable income every year.

World News Germany demands more from Theresa May on Brexit
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And in a message to European Union leaders, Mr Hunt urged them not to repeat the "mistake" they made with David Cameron during his attempted re-negotiation of Britain's European Union member when they failed to give enough ground and the country voted to leave.

World News U.S. servicemember involved in Ukrainian fighter crash
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The Su-27 crash casts a pall on the first-ever Clear Sky, which kicked off this month and aims to increase the interoperability of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation countries and partner nations' air forces through training that includes air sovereignty, cyber defense, air-to-ground integration and aeromedical evacuation, among other missions.

World News Missing Wisconsin teen possibly spotted in Miami, police say
Author: 0 Missing Wisconsin teen possibly spotted in Miami, police say

The deceased individuals have been identified as 56-year-old James Closs and 46-year-old Denise Closs. The two were found dead inside their home early Monday morning. Fitzgerald declined to provide further information about the crime scene, and said the focus now is on locating the teen. Neighbors reported hearing gunshots coming from the family's home shortly after midnight Monday.

Author: 0 Australia 'open' to moving Israel embassy to Jerusalem

Anwar said , Australia should not condone any act that supports injustice and has urged all ASEAN countries to oppose any such move. In September after a "re-examination", Paraguay flipped on its former President Horacio Cartes' decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem deeming it "unjustified" sparking swift diplomatic retaliation by Israel.

World News Trump heads to Kentucky rally joined by Sen. Mitch McConnell
Author: 0 Trump heads to Kentucky rally joined by Sen. Mitch McConnell

Barrett was also happy to hear the words of praise Trump had for Kentucky legislators. Republican leaders have amplified Trump's narrative. Iowa Sen. Andy Barr and slammed Democrats, at one point accusing the party of being "totally consumed by their chilling lust for power". They now push Joe Biden to seek the 2020 nomination as a good chance to defeat Trump in his bid for a second term.

World News FG: We did everything responsible to save Hauwa Leman
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The military outpost in Borno state houses about 80,000 refugees displaced by the nine-year-long Boko Haram insurgency. Attempts to reach Mohammed were also unsuccessful, as he failed to pick his calls or respond to a text message from The Guardian .

World News White House adviser Kudlow plays down stock market drop
Author: 0 White House adviser Kudlow plays down stock market drop

He painted Trump's face twice - the first one he was "happy with" but said "it wasn't the smile we usually see, so I found a bunch of photographs with this particular smile and I thought it seemed more appropriate". "It's really Donald Trump all over". Lincoln is opposite him and Reagan, George HW and George W Bush, an avuncular Theodore Roosevelt, and a tickled Dwight Eisenhower to Trump's right.

World News Russia promises tough response to Ecumenical Patriachate over Ukraine
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The ROC indicates that "from now on, until the Constantinople Patriarchate refused the anticanonical decisions it made for all clergymen of the Russian Orthodox Church, it is impossible to serve with the clergy of the Constantinople church, and for the laity - to participate in the sacraments performed in its churches".

World News United Nations has 'serious concern' on missing Saudi writer
Author: 0 United Nations has 'serious concern' on missing Saudi writer

Leman Yurtsever, a protest organiser and board member of the Human Rights Association in Turkey , said on Tuesday that they gathered by the diplomatic mission to defend the rights and safety of journalists. "We have to get an outcome from this investigation as soon as possible", Erdogan said from Budapest. FILE - Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi speaks at an event hosted by Middle East Monitor in London, Sept.

World News Australia Could be the Next Country to Move Its Embassy to Jerusalem
Author: 0 Australia Could be the Next Country to Move Its Embassy to Jerusalem

Prime Minister Scott Morrison says he will discuss a potential move of Australia's embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, from Tel Aviv , before he makes a final decision, but that he is open to the idea. but at the same time, what we are simply doing is being open to that suggestion". Whether Australia will end up recognizing Jerusalem - or West Jerusalem - is still open .

World News Syria calls for int'l investigation into U.S. coalition's
Author: 0 Syria calls for int'l investigation into U.S. coalition's "crimes"

The only crossing point between Syria and Israeli-controlled territory reopened Monday, an AFP correspondent reported, four years after closing due to the civil war on the Syrian side. The UN, Israel and Syria agreed to re-open the crossing as part of an effort to allow UN Disengagement Observer Force (Undof) peacekeepers to carry out their mandate to maintain a decades-old ceasefire between Israel and Syria.

World News Racist woman filmed stopping black trying to get into his own apartment
Author: 0 Racist woman filmed stopping black trying to get into his own apartment

D'Arreion Nuriyah Toles posted several videos of his exchange with the woman to Facebook around 1 a.m. Saturday. In multiple posts after the incident, Toles has asked the public to leave the woman alone: "don't bash the women just send her positive waves of energy, and let's be great people this our world & this message is to everyone of all ages/ races/ colors/!" "I don't need to tell you that", he shoots back, "what unit do you live in?" In the video, the woman is seen following ...

World News Pres. Defeats Daniels' Defamation Case
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Trump's argument because the tweet in question constitutes "rhetorical hyperbole" normally associated with politics and public discourse in the U.S.", U.S. "The First Amendment (of the US Constitution) protects this type of rhetorical statement". President Donald Trump's attorneys scored a victory in court when a federal judge dismissed adult-film actress Stormy Daniels' defamation lawsuit against Trump on First Amendment grounds and ordered her to pay his legal fees.

World News Government Claims 'It's OK To Be White' Vote Was A Mistake
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The government leader in the Senate, Mathias Cormann, the foreign affairs minister, Marise Payne, and five other Coalition senators were paired with senators who meant to vote against the motion but were not in the Senate, meaning those Coalition senators also supported the motion but did not vote.

Author: 0 Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Are Expecting First Baby

Members of the royal family have stated they are "delighted" for the couple, but how exactly did Prince Harry and Meghan Markle break the news to their family? Congratulations poured in for the thrilled couple, with Prime Minister Theresa May offering her "warmest congratulations" and the Archbishop of Canterbury, who married Harry and Meghan, saying: "Congratulations to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex on their happy news!" They have just embarked on a royal tour, landing in Syndey ...

World News Pro-Trump Mob Assaults Protesters in NYC:
Author: 0 Pro-Trump Mob Assaults Protesters in NYC: "Are You Brave Now, F*ggot?!"

The NYPD tweeted photos of the "persons-of-interest" Sunday after complaints that police had failed to arrest Proud Boys members caught on video attacking counter-protesters, the Washington Post reports. During a trip to Israel in 2017, McInnes said that his visit was making him anti-Semitic, that Israelis have a "whiny paranoid fear of Nazis", and that Jews were ultimately responsible for World War II.

World News Khashoggi killed in interrogation 'gone wrong'
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Saudi Telecom are their longest running commercial partner and previous year United entered into a "strategic partnership" with the General Sports Authority of Saudi Arabia which involves United "lending its business and sporting expertise to clubs, sporting authorities and individuals in Saudi Arabia".

World News Putin probably involved in assassinations, trade war with China only a ‘skirmish’
Author: 0 Putin probably involved in assassinations, trade war with China only a ‘skirmish’

The Trump administration has increasingly moved to break with decades of convention and increase U.S. interaction with Taiwan, despite officially recognising Chinese ownership under the One China policy. would want as priorities". "I think China meddled also". Asked if Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 elections, which is being investigated by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, Trump said: "They- they meddled".

World News Trump tells '60 Minutes' that climate change will 'change back again'
Author: 0 Trump tells '60 Minutes' that climate change will 'change back again'

Trump has previously called climate change a hoax and said in November 2012 that the "concept of global warming was created by and for the Chinese in order to make United States manufacturing non-competitive". He also accused scientists of having a "political agenda", but didn't elaborate on either of the claims. Travis Nichols, media director for Greenpeace USA, said Trump's "willful ignorance" over climate change would have "profound consequences for the entire world".

World News Pres. Donald Trump gets bird's-eye view of devastated communities
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The Florida Division of Emergency Management said that while power was returning in most areas, at least 85 percent of customers in four mainly rural Panhandle counties were without electricity on Monday. Hector Morales, a 57-year-old restaurant cook, never even thought of evacuating. "I lost everything", Morales said. "But I don't know that it's manmade".

World News Pope defrocks 2 more Chilean priests accused of sex abuse
Author: 0 Pope defrocks 2 more Chilean priests accused of sex abuse

The Bishops are Francisco Jose Cox Huneeus , archbishop emeritus of La Serena, and Marco Antonio Órdenes Fernández, archbishop emeritus of Iquique, the statement further said. It was not immediately possible to reach him for comment. In May, the Argentine pontiff accepted the resignation of five Chilean bishops amid accusations of abuse and related coverups.

World News She claimed a 9-year-old boy groped her. Then she apologized
Author: 0 She claimed a 9-year-old boy groped her. Then she apologized

The woman who has been identified as Teresa Klein , 53, but the internet has named Corner Store Caroline, was at a deli in Brooklyn when she claimed a 9-year-old groped her. A viral video captured a white woman in NY calling the police on a young boy for allegedly groping her bottom , according to USA Patch. "As far as I could tell from the way it felt on my butt, that's what had happened", she said.

World News Israeli court upholds entry ban on U.S. student
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Top Photo | American Lara Alqasem, sits in a courtroom prior to a hearing at the district court in Tel Aviv, Israel , Oct. 11, 2018. Lara Alqasem's lawyer, Yotam Ben-Hillel, said she has until Sunday morning to decide whether to appeal to the Supreme Court or leave the country.

World News Six dead after floods hit southern France
Author: 0 Six dead after floods hit southern France

NPR's Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson reports that France's national weather agency, Meteo France, issued a red warning for the Aude River, predicting more flooding and urging people in the area to practice "absolute vigilance". Siguet's school was shut down amid the destruction. Several deaths were in the town of Trebes, which sits between a canal and two rivers, including the Aude.